Ferdinand (the younger) Zellbell (Composer)
Born: 3rd September 1719, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 21st April 1780, Stockholm, Sweden
Ferdinand Zellbell the Younger was a Swedish composer and a founding member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. He was organist at Storkyrkan, the main church of Stockholm, and chief conductor at Kungliga Hovkapellet (the Royal Court Orchestra). Arguably his most accomplished composition is an opera, Il Giudizio Di'Aminta, written on the occasion of the birthday of future Empress Catherine the Great of Russia.